St Paul

St Paul’s church, Ashford Hill is an elegant Victorian gothic church with a spire whose foundations were laid in October 1844.

About this church

The church was consecrated on 2nd December 1845. The spire was completed in 1850.

Set in its own large churchyard, this church building offers a light and airy and flexible interior with excellent organ and acoustics and seats upwards from 200.

It is often used for concerts, arts events, community meals and dances.

Key Features

  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Famous connections

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

Other nearby churches

St Peter

St Peter’s church is a small red brick chapel style church on the west side of the A339 next to the village hall.


St Mary

A Norman (12th century) church, St Mary’s is rich in interesting features including the famous ‘Bed Bug’ weather vane which is said to have been put there to commemorate King John’s fateful visit to the village.

Old Meeting

Grade II listed 17th and 18th century chapel built to appear as a house when non conformists were persecuted.

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